Chemical Name : Mesalamine/5-aminosalicylic acid
Salofalk Information : SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) is a sulfonamide used to treat ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Follow the directions for using SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) provided by your doctor. TAKE SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) WITH FOOD and a full glass of water. DRINKING EXTRA FLUIDS while you are taking SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) is recommended. Check with your doctor or nurse for instructions. SPACE YOUR DOSES of SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE)EVENLY over each 24 hour period. If possible, try not to space any dose of SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) more than 8 hours from the next dose. STORE SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) at room temperature in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE),take SALOFALK(SULFASALAZINE) as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose of SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE), skip the missed dose of SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) at once.
Salofalk Side Effects : SULFASALAZINE side effects, that may go away during treatment, include nausea, mild abdominal discomfort or pain, mild diarrhea, loss of appetite, or vomiting. If SALOFALK (SULFASALAZINE) continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor.Rarely, this medicine can cause serious SULFASALAZINE side effects like, even fatal, SULFASALAZINE side effects such as a severe peeling skin rash known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome, blood disorders (e.g., agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia), or liver damage. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY if you experience SULFASALAZINE side effects like skin rash or blisters, unusual fatigue, persistent sore throat or fever, yellowing eyes or skin, dark urine, or abdominal pain. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience SULFASALAZINE side effects like tightness of chest, difficulty breathing, severe headache, or itching. If you notice other SULFASALAZINE side effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
The generic alternative is not manufatured by the company that makes the brand product.
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